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Apr 11, 2013 8:00pm PDT
ready to go to pyongyang and meet with kim jong-un? >> i have made it consistently clear that i am ready to visit the dprk when and if my visit is helpful, and in close coordination with the concerned parties, particularly the republic of korea and the united states. >> stand by for more of my interview with the united nations secretary-general ban ki-moon. the u.n. secretary-general delivers a direct and powerful message to kim jong-un. i asked him to deliver that message in korean, knowing that they watch cnn international in north korea. at least the elite, the elite government officials and the military do. you'll hear that message in korean. what he has to say to kim jong-un, that's coming up this hour on our special report, the korean crisis. >>> up next, though, we have secret film from inside north korea. very dangerous escape route for people who are starving. >>> and the former president bill clinton once called the korean border the scariest place on earth. gun fights, kidnappings, other dangers in the dmz. ♪ introducing bbm video with screen share. hey aleigh. hey! ca
CNN
Apr 11, 2013 1:00am PDT
. this is a "situation room" special report, the north korean crisis, happening now. kim jong-un keeps the world on-edge. and there's new science he won't stop with just one provocation. >>> plus, cnn's rare visit to the dividing line between north and south korea. it's the most militarized border on the planet. and the crimes that pay for north korea's military might. it's like something out of the movie, "the godfather." >>> we begin this hour with a tough, new warning to north korea from the defense secretary of the united states. chuck hagel. he says kim jong-un, is skating, in his words, very close to a dangerous line. the communist leader could order a missile test launch at any moment. we're being told that the north koreans are military masters of deception who may have something else up their sleeves, as well. our pentagon correspondent, barbara starr, is joining us now with the latest. barbara? >> reporter: wolf, military masters of deception, indeed. and new indications that the north koreans may have some other plans up their sleeve. defense secretary chuck hagel's message
CNN
Apr 10, 2013 1:00am PDT
at any moment without warning. plus, kim jong-un's family secrets. how he rose to power over his brothers and his insecurities right now and a clear and direct threat to america. very strong words. the troops are preparing for the worst. >>> a u.s. official tells us that a launch of north korea's missiles may be imminent and it may happen without the usual warning to planes and ships in the region. that's a very, very dangerous scenario. defensive missiles are now poised in japan, in south korea and on guam where there are 6,000 troops. the united states says it will track any missiles launched by kim jong-un and quickly decide whether to shoot them down. our correspondents are covering this from around the world. we're being joined this hour and being followed by every new development. first, let's go to our pentagon correspondent chris lawrence for the very latest. >> reporter: wolf, a u.s. official says north korea could test a mobile ballistic missile at any time. what happens after that depends on where that test takes place. the u.s. has been pouring over the latest satelli
CNN
Apr 6, 2013 3:00pm PDT
nation under the thumb of a young and unpredictable leader. kim jong-un is armed with a huge military, powerful conventional we papons and a nuclear program. this hour, our correspondents take a look at the threat to the united states and the world and president obama's response. christiane amanpour and fareed zakaria will give us the global view of the crisis. but we begin with barbara starr. barbara, after days of aggressive behavior from north korea, what should we be looking for right now? >> reporter: right now it continues to be a watching and waiting game by the obama administration to see what north korea does next. will they and when will they test launch these ballistic missiles, mobile missiles that they have moved to their eastern coastline? all eyes on that area to see what they plan next. two mobile missiles send there by u.s. intelligence. when could this happen? nobody knows, but there's two dates on the calendar being watched. april 15th, the 101st birthday of kim il-sung, the founder of north korea, the grandfather of the current leader. and also the end of the month
CNN
Apr 13, 2013 3:00pm PDT
attack, even if kim jong-un threatens to test a missile at any moment. >>> congress debates gun control. chris cuomo shows us what it is like to go through a federal background check. it is a process. tough it up. >>> and the newest member of the cnn family, world renowned chef, anthony bourdain, joins us with a preview of his brand new show. we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer, you're in "the situation room." north korea's warning war could break out at any moment. now there may be new reason to fear that kim jong-un's threat of a nuclear attack are more serious than the world thought before. let's go to our pentagon correspondent chris lawrence. chris, does the u.s. still think north korea is going to test the missile? >> reporter: they think it is a matter of time at this point, although obviously they would prefer he not conduct that test. they have seen north korea move two missiles to the east coast, they have seen him raise the launcher and then lower it, but they're not sure if that means kim may be backing off his threat or
CNN
Apr 10, 2013 8:00pm PDT
crisis, happening now. kim jong-un keeps the world on edge literally atfully moment. he won't stop with just one provocation. plus, cnn's rare visit to the dividing line between north and south korea, the most militarized border on the planet, where the threat of war is very real. and the crimes to help pay for north korea's military might is like something out of the movie, the godfather. you. >>> we begin this hour with a tough new warning from north korea today. chuck hagel says kim jong-un is skating close to a dangerous line. the communist leader could order a missile test launch at any moment. we're being told the north koreans are military masters of deception who may have something else up their sleeves as well. our pentagon correspondent barbara starr is joining us now with the latest. barbara? >> well, wolf, military masters of deception in deed. and new indications that the north koreans may have some other plans up their sleeve. defense secretary chuck hagel's message to kim jong-u.n. and his north korean regime? enough is enough. >> with its rhetoric, with its actions,
CNN
Apr 9, 2013 1:00am PDT
arm. waiting for north korea's dangerous move that could happen at any time. how can kim jong-un test his missiles and the patience of the world. we're following the money. >>> americans on vacation in a crisis zone. their pleasure tour of north korea. >>> u.s. officials fear this could -- could be the week that north korea goes ahead with a provocative missile launch or something everyone worse. kim jong-un's regime warns the region is coming in the words of hot bed of war. north korea is suspending operations and a huge industrial complex near the border jointly owned with south korea. our correspondents are covering this unfolding crisis and u.s. response with tons of thousands of americans potentially at risk. let's bring in our pentagon correspondent right now, barbara starr. what's the very latest, barbara? >> well, wolf, at this hour, we can tell you that the u.s. intelligence community, the united states military throwing everything they have, satellites, eves dropping systems, reconnaissance, everything they can at the north korea. trying to figure out what the regime is up t
CNN
Apr 9, 2013 11:00pm PDT
is sending a clear message to kim jong-un, it's not when you launch the musudan missiles, but where. if a test missile flies out over the water, the u.s. pacific commander does not want it shot down. >> i would not recommend that. if we have any pre-determined, we should have a sense of where it's going to be aimed. >> if it's aimed over land near japanese territory, interceptor missiles could be used to destroy it. >> i would recommend action if it's aimed ought our allies. >> reporter: this launch could be different from previous tests when the u.s. had significant indications on what was about to happen before liftoff. >> i would recommend action if it's aimed ought our allies. >> reporter: this launch could be different from previous tests when the u.s. had significant indications on what was about to happen before liftoff. >> to understand the direction of a launch, where it was at. >> reporter: u.s. radars will calculate their trajectory of north korea's road mobile missile. but admits the u.s. won't know as much as soon. >> we're probably looking at being able to see it being
CNN
Apr 11, 2013 2:00pm PDT
what that message to kim jong un from ban ki-moon is coming up at the top of the next hour. ban ki-moon as i said met in the oval office with the president who himself had this to say about the latest threats from north korea. >> now is the time for north korea to end the kind of belligerent approach that they've been taking and to try to lower temperatures. nobody wants to see a conflict on the korean peninsula. >> once again we'll have much more coming up on the crisis with north korea. our special report here in the situation room comes up right at the top of the hour, 6:00 p.m. eastern only here on cnn. let's move on to other important news here in washington. president obama's budget blueprint has something for almost everyone to dislike. it would raise taxes on the wealthy but also could reduce some medicare and social security benefits. that has some liberals up in arms. let's go to our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin watching this story unfold. what is the very latest, jessica, the reaction to the president's budget proposals? >> wolf, aides here tell me the
CNN
Apr 8, 2013 11:00pm PDT
and armed, waiting for north korea's next dangerous move that could happen any time. as kim jong-un threatens war, how could he afford to test his weapons and the patience of the world? we're following the money. >>> and americans on vacation in a crisis zone. they'll tell us about their pleasure tour of north korea. >>> u.s. officials fear this could be the week north korea goes ahead with a provocative missile launch or something even worse. kim jong-un's regime warns the region is becoming a hot bed of war. tensions are only rising now that north korea is suspending operations of a huge industrial complex near the border jointly owned with south korea. our correspondents are covering this unfolding crisis and the u.s. response with tens of thousands of americans potentially at risk. let's bring in our pentagon correspondent barbara starr right now. she's following the renewed concerns about the north's nuclear ambitions. what's the very latest, barbara? >> well, wolf, at this hour we can tell you that the u.s. intelligence community, the united states military, slowing everything they have
PBS
Apr 12, 2013 2:30pm PDT
world should do about another new leader, kim jong-un and his nuclear weapons. >> we are united in the fact north korea is not going to be accepted as a nuclear power. >> when troubling -- when handling the troubling young leader, kerry believes china holds the key and he thinks it is time to stop the antics. >> china has the ability to stop the antics and i hope our conversations lay out a path to diffuse the tension. >> the problem is china has shown no ability to stop north korea in its pursuit of nuclear weapons. startlingay was the revelation on new intelligence. >> dias has it on confidence that the north has weapons capable of delivery, but with lo reliability. >> i choose not to comment. >> if north korea has the ability to build missiles, it changes the strategic map of this region. pyongyang can threaten seoul with thousands of artillery pieces but nuclear missiles threaten u.s. bases in japan and the u.s. itself. >> even if it is not there yet, the recent long-range rocket shows it is getting closer and closer. >> americans can say what we want adn the world community ca
FOX News
Apr 14, 2013 7:00am PDT
of kim jong il's grandfather, the founder of of the desperate nation and it could be the day that kim jong un orders the missiles fired. secretary of state kerry meeting with the chinese and japanese leaders as they continue on sunday morning to defy the world. december fite efforts, pyongyang released a new video. it shows them attacking with us nuclear missiles. it seems, though, they thought that arkansas was colorado. they apparently seem to attack los angeles. new york. as well as hawaii. good morning. welcome to america's news headquarters. >> jamie: great to see you. >> eric: great to be with you. >> jamie: that is what they threatened to do. keep a close eye on that this hour. i'm jamie colby. great to have you here. secretary of state kerry, we have been reporting affirming that china and japan will work together to rid north korea of nuclear weapons. the secretary saying that the u.s. is willing to reopen the talks if the regime were to abide by previous agreements on the nuclear program. listen. >> the united states and the other countries i met with in the last two days are committed to
PBS
Apr 6, 2013 12:30pm PDT
provocation. >> the bottom line is very simply that what kim jong-un has been choosing to do is provocative, it is dangerous, reckless, and the united states will not accept the dprk as a nuclear state. >> north korea detonated a small nuclear bomb seven weeks ago. this has escalated the ongoing cycle of provocation by north korea and counter-provocation by the u.s. and the u.n. march 7th, u.n. security council votes unanimously to sanction pee i don't sanction pyongyang. march 11th, the u.s., and south korea, our longstanding ally, began joint annual war games. march 12th. north korea nullifies korean war's 60-year-old armistice between north and south and threatens to attack. march 20, north korea launches cyber attack on seoul, south korea. march 22. the u.s. and ally south korea announce an agreement to retaliate jointly against any attack. march 26th, north korea puts artillery and market forces on highest alert and cuts its hotline to south korea. march 28th. the u.s. displays its nuclear umbrella in action. two b-2 stealth bombers make a daylight bombing run in south korea. april 2,
ABC
Apr 4, 2013 5:30pm PDT
u.s. forces trained in hazmat suits. it is preparation in the unlikely event kim jong-un were to deploy his nation's arsenal of chemical weapons. one of the largest stockpiles in the world. but the only attack so far, a hacker on north korea flickr site. yes, they have a flickr photo site. placing a pig-like snout on kim jong un's face, and a mickey mouse on his chest. no one really believes north korea will launch a nuclear or chemical attack, but if they test that mobile missile, and there's damage, either on purpose or by mistake, there will, no doubt, be a response. diane? >> thanks so much, martha. and from your location south of pyongyang, to washington, d.c., where they're tracking every move in this aggressive game, unfolding on the world stage. abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl now on the mind of this young leader, raising the stakes day after day. >> reporter: imagine the cia's dossier on the world's most mysterious leader. until shortly before he took power 15 months ago, this was the only known photograph of kim jong un, a snapshot of a boy just 11 y
CNN
Apr 10, 2013 2:00pm PDT
" special report, the north korean crisis. happening now, kim jong-un keeps the world on edge. his missiles could launch literally at any moment. and there are new signs he won't stop with just one provocation. plus, cnn's rare visit to the dividing line between north and south korea. it's the most mill tarrized border on the planet, where the threat of war is very real. and like something out of the and like something out of the movie "the godfather." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> we begin the hour with the warnings from the defense secretary of the united states. the communist leader could order a missile test launch at any moment. we're being told that the north koreans are military masters of deception, who may have something else up their sleeves as well. our pentagon correspondent barbara starr is joining us now with the very latest. barbara? >> well, wolf, military masters of deception indeed. and new indications that the north koreans, they have some other plans up their sleeve. defense secretary chuck hagel's message to kim jong-un and his north korean regime,
CNN
Apr 9, 2013 2:00pm PDT
missile launch by north korea could happen literally at any moment without warning. plus, kim jong-un's family secrets, how he rose to power over his brothers, and his insecurities right now. and a clear and direct threat to america. very strong words coming from the top u.s. military commander of all u.s. forces in the pacific. his troops are preparing for the his troops are preparing for the worst. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> a u.s. official tells us that a launch of north korea's ballistic missiles may be imminent. and it might happen without the usual warning to planes and ships in the region. that's a very, very dangerous scenario. defensive missiles are now poised in japan. in south korea, and on guam, where there are 6,000 u.s. troops. the united states says it will track any missiles launched by kim jong-un and quickly decide whether to shoot them down. our correspondents are covering this crisis from around the globe, as only cnn can. and christiane amanpour and fareed zakaria are following every new development and joining us this hour. but first, let's go to our pentag
PBS
Apr 7, 2013 3:30pm PDT
war war, and i agree we ought to talk with north korea, john but the problem is kim jong-un has painted himself into a corner, or to use another metaphor, he is way out on a limb. he has threatened to attack american soldiers, attack the united states of america. now, if he does something now, the americans this time, unlike in the past, are going to respond and hit him hard, in which case you could have a war, and if he does nothing, he is in real danger of being humiliated and losing face with his own military and in his own country. so he is really out there. but i do agree with your basic premise, john, the united states, in my judgment, ought to communicate directly with him and, quite frankly, if i were barack obama, in the last analysis to prevent a war, i would call him up on the telephone and say, i want to talk to you. >> why is kim pushing obama's button? >> because he's the third generation, and he's 29 or 30 years old. he's proving himself as the new leader of north korea. and he's playing the same kind of brinksmanship that his father and his grandfather played bef
FOX News
Apr 6, 2013 3:00pm PDT
the dictator, kim jong-un, firing a gun as he inspects their military exercises around the country. david piper is streaming live from seoul, south korea. david, what is north korea telling its people about this ongoing crisis? >> hi, rick. propaganda being pumped out on north korean tv. mostly centering around the young leader, kim jong-un. one report showed him handling a pistol. and also explaining to a soldier how to use a weapon. this man has no military experience himself. also today, as you said, there was some mass rallies in some of the cities in north korea. and there was a lot of posters up, most of them anti-american, rick. >> david, where it's sunday morning now where you are, what is the latest on the missile movements by the north? >> well, south korean government has announced that they understand that two intermediate missiles have been moved to the east coast of north korea. there were reports that these were much more long-range missiles, able to reach the american mainland. but they say that isn't true. we do understand from the south korean government that they
CNN
Apr 4, 2013 2:00pm PDT
feel forced to do that at times. this does appear to be an effort to give kim jong un a bit of a diplomatic offering in what has become this escalating war of words. the white house insists their recent show of force and the rhetoric you've seen and also some very real actions like those b-2 bombers with nuclear capabilities participating in those joint exercises with north korea moving two u.s. warships closer to the north korean coast line, the white house insists those things were necessary. a show of force to deter north korea and show there are real consequences for this hostile posture that it's been taking. but today coming from the state department, yes. some diplomacy. >> but we have also been saying all the way through that this does not need to get hotter, that it can -- we can change course here if the dprk will begin to come back into compliance with its international obligations, will begin to cool things down, take a pause. >> now, the situation has reached a fever pitch here in recent days but it's something that has been escalating now for months, wolf, as you kn
MSNBC
Apr 3, 2013 9:00am PDT
from north korea, not everyone is convinced about the threat. >> look past the picture of kim jong-un, putting north korean rockets on standby inside his military command. there's a chart marked "u.s. mainland strike plan." with missile trails aiming at hawaii, california, d.c., and for some reason austin, texas. >> wait a minute, you're going to blow up austin, texas? what, are you just trying to get the rest of texas on your side? or d. or did south by southwest reject your independencie film "little miss un-shine." >>> p.j. crowley joins us live. that's next. more than two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. and every day since, we've worked hard to keep it. today, the beaches and gulf are open for everyone to enjoy. we've shared what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. bp's also committed to america. we support nearly two-hundred-fifty thousand jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec-d®. powerful
CNN
Apr 12, 2013 2:00pm PDT
leader kim jong un, what his end game is? >> well, i'm not sure anybody really has a good sense what his end game is. you know, when the flowers come out in north korea, normally every year the sabre rattling begins. but it had a pattern with a beginning and an end. what we're seeing -- that was his father -- we're seeing in the son a very unpredictable pattern when it comes to this aggressive, belicose behavior. everyone is on edge and concerned because he has ramped it up quicker and faster than his father ever did and we're not sure he has a strategy to get out of it. >> is the u.s. and the south korean allies, the japanese, are they still bracing for north korea to launch a missile or a series of missiles within the next few hours or days? what is the latest assessment? >> well, at any time somebody like this who has capabilities to launch a missile makes those threats you have to take them seriously. so yes. i think u.s. forces are on posture to deal with that. same with the japanese. same with the south koreans. and the unpredictable part of this is you see a little bit of a di
CNN
Apr 8, 2013 2:00pm PDT
move that could happen any time. as kim jong-un threatens war, how could he afford to test his weapons and the patience of the world? we're following the money. >>> and americans on vacation in a crisis zone. they'll tell us about their pleasure tour of north korea. >>> u.s. officials fear this could be the week north korea goes ahead with a provocative missile launch or something even worse. kim jong-un's regime warns the region is becoming a hot bed of war. tensions are only rising now that north korea is suspending operations of a huge industrial complex near the border jointly owned with south korea. our correspondents are covering this unfolding crisis and the u.s. response with tens of thousands of americans potentially at risk. let's bring in our pentagon correspondent barbara starr right now. she's following the renewed concerns about the north's nuclear ambitions. what's the very latest, barbara? >> well, wolf, at this hour we can tell you that the u.s. intelligence community, the united states military, slowing everything they have, satellites, eaves dropping systems, reconna
CNN
Apr 5, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. and is someone pulling kim jong-un's strings? we're learning about two people with considerable power to influence north korea's young ruler. >>> in north korea right now, we're told that two -- two -- missiles are in their launchers, loaded and ready to go. the white house said it won't be surprised if kim jong-un orders those missiles to be fired in a new test of his military power. the communist leader is sending all sorts of signals about his next move, and when it might happen, including an ominous new warning to foreign diplomats in the north korean capital. our correspondents are standing by with all the latest developments in the region. and here in the united states. christiane amanpour and faique sa cary are here. but first, let's go to our pentagon correspondent, barbara starr, for the very latest. barbara? >> wolf, there were some initial signs today that things could be cooling off a little bit with the north koreans. but then again, maybe not. a dire new warning from kim jong-un, to foreign embassies in the capital pyongyang. after april 10th, the regime may not be
NBC
Apr 13, 2013 5:30pm PDT
grows increasingly frustrated with kim jong-un's threats. >> they don't want to see north korea collapse. for this reason, they'll push him a little bit, but won't push the north koreans hard enough in a way that would help to reach a denuclearization outcome. >> reporter: u.s. officials say that china is already tightening its purse strings regarding north korea, but clearly not enough to get kim jong-un to end this crisis and back down. lester? >> andrea, what does china see as its interests in helping to diffusing tensions? >> reporter: china wants stability. the argument from kerry to the chinese leader and as i say, met with everyone including the chinese president, the argument is that it is more destabilizing to go along with your long time ally, north korea. so china resents and resists and fears american force, wants that buffer of north korea between china and the american allies of south korea and japan. but the argument now is that kim jong-un is so unstable, that that is a bigger threat and that they should put up with america in order to get him to tone it down. >>
NBC
Apr 12, 2013 5:00pm PDT
north korean leader kim jong-un does have a nuke small enough to put on a missile. the white house today called that assessment preliminary. >> i want to be clear that north korea has not demonstrated the capability to deploy a nuclear-armed missile. >> reporter: kerry made clear kim must not build more nukes or launch any missiles. >> it is a huge mistake for him to choose to do that, because it will further isolate his country. >> reporter: what might jar north korea into backing off? china pulling the plug on food aid. more north koreans could starve, a disaster for kim's government. >> they have been pursuing a policy of guns and butter. they have the guns. they don't have the butter. >> reporter: kerry goes next to beijing to try to get china to lean harder on north korea. but eclipsing the north korean crisis as the big news in seoul was a new single by south korean pop star psy, something to smile about on a peninsula worried about war. >> that was steve handelsman reporting from washington, d.c. >>> the widow of apple co-founder steve jobs is speaking publicly for the first
CNN
Apr 6, 2013 4:00pm PDT
across the border but this time it's a new leader, kim jong-un who might be ever bit as unpredictable as his father. if you need to know how serious this is. a blastic missile could hit japan or guam. we know koreans are taking this in stride but do we have any idea how people feel in the north about this? >> reporter: we're actually getting some very rare insight, don, from someone who was just there. these were photos taken in the last 24 to 48 hours. they're coming from american and british tourists who went in through a beijing base tour company tap they have a tour permit. they're only there for a few days. i spoke to the tour operator and she says she's, there multiple times. she saw everyday life. she did not sense it was all that different from before and that the threats from north korea aren't exactly matching what she's seeing on the ground. here's what he told us. >> i didn't feel any different towards us and people smiling, waving, saying hello and kids coming up and rollerblading and coming up and saying hello. so there was no difference in that respect. >> reporter: one th
CNN
Apr 15, 2013 2:00am PDT
to do. >> john kerry leaving the door wide open for kim jong-un. will he agree to nuclear talks or risk war by launching a missile? >>> also ahead this morning, missing in the mountains. a hiker bury the by a deadly avalanche and searchers right now, helpless by treacherous conditions. >> so check this out. this is minnesota and, yes, folks, it is mid-april. snow, ice, howling winds. this is actually happening. it is supposed to be spring. >> and augusta, georgia, here we go. this is a victorious adam scott becoming the first australian to ever win the masters. he pulled it off, sudden death, breathtaking fashion. >> it was just awesome. >> crazy. good morning and welcome to "early start." i'm brooke baldwin. >> i'm john berman. happy patriots day. it is 5:00 a.m. in the east. >> let's begin with a little news from the homeland. we have the northern plains pounded. we saw some of the pictures by snow. where are we, like almost in may now and here you have this snow, lots of it. combined with low visibility, high winds creating a recipe for disaster on this minnesota hi highway. the
CNN
Apr 15, 2013 5:00am EDT
korean leader kim jong-un made what is believed to be his first public appearance in two weeks. here he is, it includes visiting the mausoleum where his grandfather, kim il-sung and his father kim jong-il lie in state. jim clancy has the latest from seoul, south korea. jim. >> reporter: brooke, john, yes, there were major celebrations going on this day in north korea to mark the 101st birthday of kim il-sung, the founding father of north korea. kim jong-un emerged from two weeks of absence. he appeared to be flanked by members of his military as he visited the glass encased coffins of his grandfather and his father to pay what the north koreans said was the humblest of respects. meantime, in south korea, people got up, had breakfast and went to work and opened up the newspaper. it wasn't kim jong-un on the cover, no, it was psy and the release of his new single. the media here came under a little criticism because of the way that they have described these lavish celebrations in north korea at a time when so many people there are hungry. the north koreans lashed out at them saying that i
ABC
Apr 15, 2013 2:35am EDT
founder. kim jong-un is keeping the world on edge with threats to test a new mid range missile that some believe could hit u.s. te territories and its allies. >> directly threatened by north korea specifically, guam, hawaii, possibly at some point, given the direction, kim jong-un has indicate heed wants to go continental united states. >> reporter: secretary of state john kerry may be in the path. he is currently in japan and previous north korean missiles have flown over that country. this student says i am constantly worried about another launch happening. the japanese defense ministry deployed pac 3 interceptors to protect people again the missile threat and patriot missiles are on stand by in south korea. while nuclear armed north korea continues to turn up the verbal assault against the united states. the president of the north korean assembly vowed to quote mercilessly punish u.s. imperialism and its followers and urged north koreans to quote, prepare for an all out war against the united states. the north rejected the south's offer at peace talks calling it a cunning ploy. a
FOX News
Apr 6, 2013 10:00am PDT
reportedly shows leader kim jong-un firing a gun as he inspectors various military exercises. today another show of force, too, and state television releasing video of thousands of north koreans in quote, combat ready positions. attending a mass rally that is going on across the country. hundreds of south koreans continue to exit, meanwhile, from a joint industrial complex amid new reports that the north placed two missiles on mobile launchers that may be the medium range, the ballistic missile. it's believed to have an estimated range up to 2500 miles, capable of striking not only our troops in south korea, but also u.s. bases in okinawa and guam. david piper streaming live from seoul, south korea. david? >> reporter: hi, jamie. yes, north korea isn't missing any opportunity to show that it's getting ready for war. it's now revealed that its boosting artillery shell production. north korean television showed the country's young leader kim jong-un urging workers to produce more shells. that once war breaks out they must destroy the enemy quickly with a sudden strike and high quality
MSNBC
Apr 12, 2013 2:30am PDT
before. that the -- they simply don't believe what kim jong-un and the north koreans are telling them. they don't believe that there will be war because they say that kim jong-il -- kim jong-un may be erratic, but he's not crazy. he's not irrational and he's not suicidal. if he declares war and goes to war here, it would be the end of him and his country. so people have internalized that and they manage to get through each and every day by kind of compartmentalizing the war and the situation or the potential for war and they've done a very, very good job. they've become chronic, positive thinkers, if you will. >> jim, secretary kerry is also scheduled to visit china. what is beijing's role in all of this and that visit? >> well, beijing's role is absolutely critical. i mean, it's north korea's main ally. the main trading partner. it seems to be on the same page for once with the united states, which is really rare when it comes to frustration, deal with the -- a very erratic kim jong-un. so beijing does have influence. it can turn on the taps of food, of fuel. but the question is
KCSMMHZ
Apr 11, 2013 6:00am PDT
marking another event. it's been one year since kim jong-un took other as ruler of the working party. >>> we want north korean officials to sit down with us for talk. kim has kept people guessing ever since he came to power. for many, he remains a mystery. more from nhk world. >> reporter: people outside of north korea knew little of kim jong-un when he took over as leader. more than a year later, they're not sure they know much more. he's appeared in orchestrated events, often with a military theme. he spoke last april at the parade to celebrate what would have been the 100th birthday of his grandfather, the nation's founder kim il-sung. >> translator: we need to strengthen our military, to make north korea a strong and thriving country. >> reporter: kim moved to switzerland when he was still a boy to attend school. some hoped his experience abroad would help him move away from the experience of his father kim jong-il. initially, he showed his softer side. talking to children from around the country. ♪ attending a concert that features knock-off disney characters. often, with his
Comedy Central
Apr 2, 2013 11:00pm PDT
jong-il's boy up here? >> kim jong-un warned his forces are ready to as he put it "settle accounts with the united states." >> look past the picture of kim jong-un. there's a chart with missile trails aiming at hawaii, california, d.c. and for some reason austin, texas. [ laughter ] >> jon: you are going to blow up austin, texas. what are you just trying to get the rest of texas. it on your side? [laughter] or -- are you trying to get the rest of texas on your side? or did they reject your indi film little miss unshine. is that what you are mad about? all right. nice legs. old kim is trying to scare us a little bit. the bombing austin thing undercuts but what snels. >> this showing north korean military leaders looking at a computer that looks pretty antiquated. >> jon: let me stop you right there. it doesn't look antiquated it looks like a harpsicord with a panic button. planning to start a nuclear war or play nights in what satin, wow, am i old. i thought that would land there but perhaps the audience was thinking well that was actually not on a hardsichord. that's why we didn't
PBS
Apr 10, 2013 6:30pm PDT
own safety, but many have stayed, wondering what kim jong- un's nets -- next step will be. >> it is life as usual for foreign embassies in pyongyang. last week, the northern regime told diplomats they had to leave by today. the warning was widely ignored by the foreign diplomatic corps. however, locals in pyongyang believe their leaders mean business. >> it will be an all-out war, the korean peninsula will be turned into a sea of fire. it was a generous humanitarian gesture to warn the foreigners. >> on the other side of the border, south koreans are holding peace demonstrations. the protesters are urging north korean dictator kim jong to tone down the rhetoric so the two korea's -- kim jong-un to tone. bash down the rhetoric so the two korea's can exist in peace -- kim jong-un to tone down the rhetoric so the two korea's can exist in peace. the foreign minister said it was likely the north would test a medium-range missile in the coming days that could potentially reach south korea, japan, or one. -- qualguam. in washington, the commander of u.s. forces in the pacific made it clear
CNN
Apr 12, 2013 9:00am PDT
kim il-sung who is of course the grandfather of kim jong-un. john kerry also saying that the united states would support its allies, south korea and japan, if there is any provocation. so the door opened for diplomacy, but at this stage still no way forward, fredricka. >> so, anna, what about this information that the u.s. had conversations within the pentagon and beyond that north korea may have the ability to put nuclear weapon on a ballistic missile? how might this influence kerry's message? >> yeah. it really caused quite a stir, didn't it? i'm not sure if everybody in washington was too pleased with that message that got out. some within the intelligence community basically saying that north korea has a nuclear weapon, has miniaturized a warhead to put on a missile. it did however say that the likelihood of it being fired accurately is very low, but it did cause a stir. john kerry, he is heading off to beijing, off to china tomorrow where he'll be holding talks with the president xi jinping as well as other officials in china. his message is that china holds the key. it has so
NBC
Apr 23, 2013 11:00pm PDT
this week. called kim jong-un a clown and a fool. [ cheers ] well, as you know, according to john mccain, that would still make him eligible to be vice president of the united states. so that's not that bad really. [ applause ] this was kind of interesting. a u.s. intelligence agency has put together a psychological profile of kim jong- un, and they say's he is a narcissist. he is obsessed with hollywood, obsessed with plastic surgery and obsessed with the nba. a condition we -- well, we know that in this country as kardashianism. that's kardashianism. that is the same basic -- [ applause ] well, if you flew out here, you probably know this already. because of the whole sequester thing, the faa has imposed furloughs on air traffic controllers, their layoffs. and of course, a lot of passengers feel uneasy about taking off and landing knowing there's nobody in the control tower sleeping.
NBC
Apr 15, 2013 4:30am EDT
rhetoric and the provocation. >> reporter: kim jong-un has shown he's not interested in diplomacy. his father negotiated in 2000 and released two american journalists in 2009 and hits grandfather reached a nuclear agreement with former president jimmy carter for the clinton white house. critics warn that north korea has broke every past promise to disarm. >> this has been going on for decad decades. a cycle and false hope that somehow the north koreans would give up efforts to acquire nuclear weapons and the means to deliver them. >> reporter: some experts believe there's a peaceful path out of this crisis. >> i think kim jong-un has run out of bluster. maybe it will end with a fireworks display or a whimper but he's going back in his box. >> that was nbc's andrea mitchell reporting. closer to home, it's a big week on capitol hill for immigration and gun control. florida's republican senator marco rubio managed a world wind media blitz appearing on seven programs. tracie potts has more from washington. good morning. >> good morning, everyone. he's part of that g-8 here. gang of eight c
NBC
Apr 3, 2013 4:00am PDT
john kerry announced he'll travel to seoul next week. after kim jong-un's latest power play. nbc's richard engel is in seoul. >> reporter: kim jong-un undid years of diplomacy vowing to reopen the yongbyon nuclear reactor, capable of producing enough plutonium to make a nuclear bomb a year. north korea closed it in 2007, even destroying a cooling tower. to show its commitment to a now shattered deal with the u.s. >> if they restart their nuclear facility, yongbyon, that is in direct violation of their international obligations and would be a very serious step. >> reporter: but kim jong-un shows no sign that he's even listening to the outside world. it would be a mistake to dismiss kim as a mere boy emperor stomping his feet. >> people think north korea is unpredictable. it's very predictable. it's power driven. exploit weaknesses. intolerant, uncompromising type of view. >> reporter: north korea lives on this philosophy and not much else. it's desperately poor. famine ravages the countryside. the capital is a modern-looking city of more than 3 million. but look closer. fly over pyo
MSNBC
Apr 1, 2013 2:00am PDT
north korea's leader, kim jong-un, at both south korean and american targets now. both sides, north and south, say they will strike if there's a provocation. kim jong-un has even threatened preemptive nuclear strikes on saturday he did that, on both south korean and u.s. targets. that's unprecedented. experts tell us that they don't even believe kim has that kind of capability. despite all of that, life here in seoul does seem to be going on here as normal. we're told that it does mask anxiety. we're told that by many south koreans, that in such a tense atmosphere even a minor incident could trigger a conflict. that seems to be the main fear now. a miscalculation could lead to war. many south koreans do seem to seem to see kim jong-un as the young boy that cried wolf. they lived through this before. threats, rhetoric, many times before during joint military maneuvers that are going on today only to see them dialed back. still, this is korea and there's always a chance that this time could be very different. betty? >> let's hope it is rhetoric. jim in seoul. thank you. >>> it is one of t
ABC
Apr 15, 2013 11:00am PDT
supreme leader, kim jong-un. but the rest of the world is only getting continued hostility from kim jong-un. in tokyo, secretary of state john kerry tried to ease the tension saying that direct talks with the north could begin if pyongyang canceled the test of a mobile ballistic missile something that could happen in the coming days. >> they indicate their commit ment to move to the area and they stop where they are now with respect to the testing and this provocative series of nuclearizing efforts, then hopefully we can get into a serious negotiation. >> the north is refusing talks something the house calls regrettable and pyongyang insists the nuclear weapons arrest necessary deterrent because of the threat posed to it by the united states and our allies. secretary of state john kerry met with chinese leaders during his asia trip trying to convince them to pressure kim jong-un to stop the launch. >> it would be irresponsible of the president when you have something bragging they have the ability to hit hawaii or to hit guam not to take steps to defend american territory and americ
KOFY
Apr 15, 2013 11:30am PDT
with candy. gifts from new supreme leader, kim jong-un. but the rest of the world is only getting continued hostility from kim jong-un. in tokyo, secretary of state john kerry tried to ease the tension saying that direct talks with the north could begin if pyongyang canceled the test of a mobile ballistic missile something that could happen in the coming days. >> they indicate their commit ment to move to the area and they stop where they are now with respect to the testing and this provocative series of nuclearizing efforts, then hopefully we can get into a serious negotiation. >> the north is refusing talks something the house calls regrettable and pyongyang insists the nuclear weapons arrest necessary deterrent because of the threat posed to it by the united states and our allies. secretary of state john kerry met with chinese leaders during his asia trip trying to convince them to pressure kim jong-un to stop the launch. >> it would be irresponsible of the president when you have something bragging they have the ability to hit hawaii or to hit guam not to take steps to defend
FOX News
Apr 7, 2013 12:00pm PDT
should clearly know that everything is different in the era of respected kim jong-un. >> paul: those really are fighting words, but how serious a threat is it? let's ask wall street journal columnist and deputy editor dan henninging, matt comiskey and kim strassel. are we on the brink of war or it's a bluff? >> it's happened before and they've done the kind of threats. the thing about north korea, we don't know. we don't know much about who is running north korea, a new, 28, 29, 30-year-old leader in kim jong-un. >> paul: we don't know how old he is. >> exactly. and is he controlled by the generals. is he doing this to establish his own legitimacy? we have the questions and there's a danger will north korea if you push them too far, they might do something stupid. >> paul: push them too far, how? they're reacting to the sanctions that the u.s. put on after the last launch and nuclear test. how does the world respond to that when it's a violation of global norms and previous u.n. actions? >> absolutely, you don't know because they are unpredictable and you be very careful how you mana
NBC
Apr 14, 2013 11:00pm EDT
appears, kim jong-un is closer to launching a test missile than talking with american leaders. >> the contrast could not have been more dramatic. in pyongyang, runners from around the world celebrating tomorrow's birthday of kim jong-un's grandfather, the nation's founder. in tokyo, john kerry reassured japan the u.s. will defend it. the obama administration would negotiate th pyongyang under the right circumstances. >> what we ought to be talking about are the possibilities of peace. i think there are those possibilities notwithstanding the rhetoric and the provocations. >> japan was under the flight path of north korea's last missile test in february. and is now protected by u.s. provided patriot missile defenses. and kerry found strong support for luring pyongyang back to disarmament talks. >> the u.s. will do what is necessary to defend our allies, japan, republic of korea and the region against provocation. but our choice is to negotiate. our choice is to move to the table and find a way for the region to have peace. >> north korea rejected an idea friday from south korea
NBC
Apr 1, 2013 5:30pm PDT
used for target practice. absolute leader kim jong un says he's put north korea's missiles at the ready calling his nuclear weapons the nation's life. secretary of defense hagel calls the north belligerent. >> it has ratcheted up the danger. >> reporter: south korea's president says she will respond to force with force. but it was calm here in seoul today. it's all bark, they say -- no bite. >> i really don't think people are thinking they are going to come actually attack us because, you know, america has our back. >> reporter: most people in seoul think the north is bluffing. the question is why. experts say kim jong un is in the process of consolidating power and he's generating a crisis to whip his people up into a wartime patriotic frenzy so they will rally around the leader while he eliminates rivals. he's threatening war to clean house. there are big changes under way. look at this video from late 2011, the funeral of kim's father, kim jong il. the hearse surrounded by his hand-picked successors. since then nearly all have fallen from favor except kim jong un. the world's l
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